August 18, 2015 / 7:50 AM / 2 years ago

BUZZ-William Hill: top FTSE 250 gainer after Numis upgrade

** Shares in William Hill rise 2.5 pct after Numis says the recent share price fall has created buying opportunity

** Stock top gainer on FTSE-250 Midcap Index and on the FTSE-350 Travel & Leisure Index

** The UK’s largest bookmaker’s shares have fallen 6 pct in last two months

** Broker sounds upbeat on the gambling company’s earnings momentum and business mix for H1 next fiscal

** Raises rating on stock to “buy” from “hold”; ups target price to 480p from 400p (aashika.jain@thomsonreuters.com)

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